Category: DJ Mix

DHA FM Mix #458 by Tunnelvisions

With an unmistakable ear for imaginative melodic themes and entrancing rhythms, Tunnelvisions hits the sweet spot by seamlessly fusing worldly influences with analog synthesizers. Built upon Emiel’s formative house and techno beginnings and Raynor’s early encounters with synth-pop and songwriting, the duo has created a unique musical composition that travels both from the dance floor to the living room. A couple of years down the line, standout releases like ‘Guava’, ‘Channel Tropico’ and ‘The Celestial Ritual’ (with accompanying remix package), not only gained wide-spread acclaim from music aficionados and tastemakers alike but highlight Tunnelvisions’ constant quest to push boundaries and ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #457 by Phred Noir

Phred Noir is the co-founder of La dame Noir (Bar, Club, Label), art director & DJ based in Marseille, South of France. Phred Noir has been producing tracks with Amevicious under “La dame Noir” name for different labels (Meant, Factor City, Blindetonation, LdN Rds). He is also been releasing records on “My Favorite Robot” as Slow Porn alongside Remain from Meant Records. From Balearic Disco to Slow Techno via Dark Disco, from the seaside to the latest dance floor, Phred Noir likes to play between 100 & 120 BPM and feels even better right in the middle. He is known ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #456 by MLiR

Breaking through in 2016 via their EP “Swedish Lo-Life”, released by Axel Boman on the eclectic Studio Barnhus imprint, MLiR was born from a love of heavily dug DJ sets, late night studio sessions and live organic elements; resulting in a sound that channels a whole universe of dance-floor stories. 2020 started off with a bang, with their and Velmondo aka Arnau Obiols’ praised EP “Mad Honey”, with heavy and varied support from DJ Harvey, Hunee, Âme, Laurent Garnier, Gilles Peterson, Roman Flügel, Nicola Cruz, HAAi, and Dea Barandana to mention a few. “The word ”organic” often comes into mind ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #455 by The Emperor Machine [LIVE]

Andy Meecham is a long-time stalwart who remains unconventional and inventive in all he does. He has been dazzling dancefloors for years as ​The Emperor Machine ​with his synth-heavy, tough edged and psyched-out disco beats on ​DFA, Phantasy and ​Skint Records​, and has a musical history dating back to the UK’s acid house explosion as part of ​Bizarre Inc. and latterly ​Chicken Lips. Today he serves up an exclusive 1-hour live set with his own productions in light of his recently released Album: Music Not Safari. His grooves are tough and designed for dancing but are always full of space-age ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #454 by X-Coast

With a knack for delivering raucous and ravey DJ sets and producing smooth and sensual dancefloor anthems, X-Coast is at the heart of today’s underground dance music community. Growing up in Yugoslavia and now based out of Brooklyn, X-Coast’s diverse musical roots shine through his stacked catalogue of releases. He first gained traction with his ‘Mango Bay’ EP in 2015 – featuring a warm and soulful house essence – with a title track that rapidly swept through the scene and racked up over 1 million plays on YouTube. His next releases would further showcase more of his unique style, with ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #453 by Robi Insinna

Robi Insinna is a Producer, DJ, visual artist and label owner of Relish and INDUSTRIA. Back in 2001 he founded the seminal Relish label in direct response to a then- dominant sound in club music. Its catalogue is as vast as it is varied and foreshadowing the music he’d go on to make himself under Headman/Manhead. Highlights are IT ROUGH, Birth School Work Death, later on, Be Loved and Dechainee. He also was busy remixing the likes of Roxy Music, The Gossip, Franz Ferdinand, The Units, Unknown Cases, Vox Low and many more. Relish has also been busy releasing international ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #452 by Telfort

Rarely, but occasionally, a producer arrives on the scene with little prior hype, yet such stylistic flair that they demand immediate updates to the house music blueprint. Telfort’s first three, self-released EPs did just that. Announcing the Edinburgh-based artist as a skilled producer, capable of crafting delicate yet propulsive house grooves smothered in a deep and galvanised patina that’s totally his own but invigorating for everyone. So well received was that first triptych that he quickly garnered fans across the spectrum: Lionoil Industries swiftly drafting him in for an EP, while Piccadilly Records awarded “Lickety Split” one of their coveted, ’12″s ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #451 by Toshiya Kawasaki

This year Toshiya Kawasaki celebrated 15 years of his Mule Musiq, the legendary Japanese label, which is one of the most quality consistent labels around.   With a back catalog consisting of Axel Boman, DJ Sprinkles, MCDE, Oskar Offerman, Konstantin Sibold, Roman Flugel, Henrik Schwarz, Superpitcher and many others, the label is one of the most respected in the scene. This Saturday, December 7th, will be the final celebration party for the 15-year anniversary at Contact Tokyo together with DJ Koze. If you are around, then be sure to not miss this. We’re happy to have Toshiya Kawasaki contributing to our series ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #450 by TERR

Terr is the exciting musical project of Daniela Caldellas, the Berlin-based DJ/producer and label owner, who grew up in Brazil’s Belo Horizonte. After spending her earlier years playing guitar in several punk bands, she asked her friends to teach her the basics of “computer music” only to unearth an infatuation with electronic production at the age of 19. “Electronic music allowed me to bring to life the sounds that I had in my mind,” she says. “It has no boundaries; I could bring to life all that I could imagine.” She then spent the ensuing 12 months researching new techniques, ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #449 by Kino Todo

Tel Aviv based young artist Kino Todo is very much an exciting up-and-comer who is making moves fast. His debut ep with self-titled banger “Giddafi Na” has topped the indie dance charts, and also received a warm remix by Red Axes. With some new materials cooking in his studio every day, this will not be the last you hear from the Israeli wonderboy. This Saturday his new remix on Blue Shadow Records for Chaim, which is also featured as the one before last track in this mix, will be released. We’re happy to have Kino Todo contributing to our series with this power-filled mix. Soundcloud ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #448 by Rigopolar

The now US-based Rigopolar is a cosmic explorer and space sound aficionado with credits on the likes of Tom Tom Disco dating back five or so years. His mix of disco and techno has taken him to gigs around the world, podcasts for Soma and remixes on the likes of Beat is Murder. His most recent affair is on leading Mexican label Duro, where Rigopolar is welcomed for four of his fantastically expansive and expressive disco tunes. Brilliant opener ‘Black Mantis’ is a spooky cut with a mysterious lead that takes you into a mystic forest. The drums move things ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #447 by Philou Louzolo

Philou Louzolo is a DJ and producer hailing for his audience to perceive traditional African music within the realm of a more obscure, sci-fi and techno indwelled electronic music experience, fast-forwarding its ancestral prospects into the future.  Philou’s coming of age is defined by the forces of musical and cultural diversity, living in worlds seemingly estranged from one another. As an adopted black kid, Philou grew up with the loving care of his adoptive Dutch grandparents. His grandfather taught him to listen to jazz and classical music from a very young age, provoking a surge of curiosity about his own ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #446 by Jas Shaw

In early 2018, Jas Shaw, one half of electronic duo Simian Mobile Disco, was diagnosed with a rare, health condition – AL amyloidosis – a disorder of bone marrow cells. Having just completed SMD’s 7th studio album, Murmurations, and with a special show at the Barbican with the Deep Throat Choir scheduled for April and the album due out in May, things were thrown into confusion. At the time, no one, including Shaw, knew how the treatment and prognosis would pan out. Jas had to start chemotherapy treatment almost immediately, which meant canceling SMD’s live touring. The duo decided to go ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #445 by Mairo Nawaz

Mairo Nawaz certainly is that new breed of young, talented and up-and-coming DJ from Amsterdam. Growing up listening to his mother’s reggae and grandmother’s Soul and Jazz music, he started drumming at the age of ten and showed musical talents at an early age. It wasn’t before long or Mairo Nawaz immersed himself in Hip-Hop and R&B in his teens, but never felt like an old archeologist when he dusted off his family’s old record collections and tried to find a correlation with the modern electronic music of today. He brought this enthusiasm to connect the olden and modern dots ... Read more

DHA FM Mix #444 by Sascha Funke

Ever since his first exposure to euro-dance pop as a twelve-year-old kid, Berlin native Sascha Funke followed the siren call of electronic music, carving out his own spot at the forefront of leading-edge dance music. A seasoned hunter constantly digging for epic melodies, kicking beats or top-tier records to grace both his studio output and DJ sets, he specializes in deep, sweeping sounds – but always favored sitting on the fence when it came to the occasional shootout between genre trenches. A well-known purveyor of allusive, pop-infused minimalism, Funke successfully combines the straightforward and the uncanny, all wrapped up in ... Read more